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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Anabantidae Climbing gouramies

Genus: Microctenopoma

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Africa
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL
Microctenopoma ansorgii (Boulenger, 1912)

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Microctenopoma ansorgii
[Ornate ctenopoma]



Africa
Max. Length 6.2 cm SL
Microctenopoma congicum (Boulenger, 1887)

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Microctenopoma congicum
[Congo ctenopoma]



Africa
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Microctenopoma damasi (Poll & Damas, 1939)

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Microctenopoma damasi
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Africa
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Microctenopoma fasciolatum (Boulenger, 1899)

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Microctenopoma fasciolatum
[Banded ctenopoma]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.2 cm TL

 
Microctenopoma intermedium
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Microctenopoma lineatum
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Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Microctenopoma milleri
[]



Africa
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Microctenopoma nanum (Günther, 1896)

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Microctenopoma nanum
[Dwarf ctenopoma]
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Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Microctenopoma nigricans
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.5 cm TL

 
Microctenopoma ocellifer
[]
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Max. Length 3.6 cm TL

 
Microctenopoma pekkolai
[]
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Max. Length 6.0 cm SL

 
Microctenopoma uelense
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12 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Microctenopoma ansorgii Ornate ctenopoma Africa 5.4 SL 1912
Microctenopoma congicum Congo ctenopoma Africa 6.2 SL 1887
Microctenopoma damasi Africa 7 TL 1939
Microctenopoma fasciolatum Banded ctenopoma Africa 8 TL 1899
Microctenopoma intermedium Africa 6.2 TL 1920
Microctenopoma lineatum Africa 5.6 SL 1923
Microctenopoma milleri Africa 4.5 SL 1991
Microctenopoma nanum Dwarf ctenopoma Africa 6.7 SL 1896
Microctenopoma nigricans Africa 6.8 SL 1995
Microctenopoma ocellifer Africa 4.5 TL 1928
Microctenopoma pekkolai Africa 3.6 TL 1935
Microctenopoma uelense Africa 6.0 SL 1995



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